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election night win over republican rival mitt romney. california's public education system was saved from severe budget cuts with the november passage of governor brown's proposition 30, but voters didn't say yes to all taxes. an attempt to tax soda in richmond failed, as did a statewide tobacco tax on the june ballot. new districts drawn by a citizens commission and the voter-approved top two primary system shook up races for congress and the state legislature, putting a record number of freshmen in the assembly and giving democrats a rare supermajority in sacramento. it was the beginning of realignment of the state's criminal justice system, and voters approved reform of the state's tough three strikes sentencing law. the economy sputtered but finally showed signs of improvement in the housing and job market, but in silicon valley, the highly anticipated facebook ipo fell flat. the city of stockton made headlines as the largest city in the u.s. to ever file for bankruptcy. and a deadly shooting at oikos university in oakland left seven people dead and a community in shock. and obama car
, the cold front that is about to hit us up here means hot dry winds in state of california. that fact is no stranger to people here on the panel. it doesn't take much to fan hot, dry vegetation that has been soaking in that hot sun. when i say soaking, it means it gets the moisture level so low where it's kindling in the forest. you have more people moving in, more vegetation growing, it's a recipe for nature trying to do its thing and people in the way. so with this, it takes a lot of support whether we're talking about the fire lines, behind the fire lines or been above the fire lines to provide that support. it takes a whole mix of people whether it's the department of defense and even fema having roles to play in that. bob fenton, the assistant chief of fema, used to be the division chief in division 9. he is no stranger to this area, born and raised here, this is his home and so he does have a care and an interest in this community and beyond. and so with that it is hard to fill being his replacement at the regional level because not only to fill his shoes all the great work
in california and i know california like this is and we want to connect with california. some of the events will require the supports of the leaders that are here present, the leaders of the italian american associations. i am very proud to say that all of the leaders of the italian american associations are gathered today, mr. mayor, and senator assembly man and board of supervisors is here to celebrate with us and ramona blackwell who with the committee of the italians abroad and elected body and we will need your support and it's not just top down but bottom up. we're are open to your ideas and suggestions. we want it to a great celebration and people are in charge and in power and they will also run the show. that's our objective. by the way also have guests from outside california and salt lake city -- i don't know where he is because i can't see anything with the lights. there he is. thank you mike for being with us. we will celebrate also in other cities. definitely i know that with your passion, your pride, and the support of the city and county of san francisco, of the sta
. in the bay area, by california standards season freezing. it's only in the mid-50s. 54 degrees in san francisco and 56 at oakland, 55 at vallejo and 52 at fairfield. we'll be up to 52 degrees at livermore. mid-50s do it for much of the bay area. cloudy for new year's eve and new year's day for the bay area, but it does look outside of that chance of maybe a sprinkle or two that we're not going to get any rain on that day. and the extended forecast, we bear that out. i have, you'll notice on monday and tuesday just put in a drop or two. and then on wednesday we'll clear it out. and then maybe a little something coming in toward the end of the week. if it does come in, wouldn't be much. temperatures all week will be in the 50s and that will pretty much do it, not a bad week ahead. after we dispense the clouds today, it's not going to be a bad saturday either. it's looking pretty good. >> we deserve some. >> i would say. >> thanks, brian. >>> governor jerry brown is turning his focus to two major projects for the second half of his term. at the top of his agenda is seeing that californi
an abused german shepherd to california. shawn bennett on the people who stepped in to help. >> meet thor. >> if you leave a dog to die, that dog is not worthy and you can see he is worthy. >> reporter: the bog may have been abused and was weary underweight. >> he wayed 46-pounds, he should weigh close to 100. >> reporter: thor is struggling to eat. teresa says he smashes his food with his left paw and pushes it into the portion of his mouth he can open. >> i was hurt to think somebody could go to bed knowing me was starving. >> reporter: teresa tells us alaska airlines gave thor a free ticket to san francisco to get help. >> i can't believe they let me walk on the plane with this dog. >> reporter: doctors in alaska took a cat scan of thor's law. vets in rancho cordova will look to see what is wrong with the dog's jaw. >> we are going to go in there and remove the bone fusing his jaw together. >> reporter: the reason he was taken to rancho cordova is because of recommendation, because of the canine german shepherd involved in a shooting. in rancho cordova, shawn bennett, cbs5. >>> all rig
-2013 pursuant to california constitution article xiii b. >> thank you very much for this item from the controller's office. we have [speaker not understood]. >> thank you, members of the committee. neil levinson, [speaker not understood] from the controller's office. i'll be very brief and happy to answer questions. this resolution before you is required by the california constitution and government code. each year the city needs to confirm its appropriations limit under the gan provisions. in this calculation we have done, it reflects through calculations allowed by the state code that we have a 3.77% local income growth and an 0.4% -- 0.47% population growth and this allows for combined growth in the gam limit from the amount that you established last year of 2.53 billion to a new level of 2.63 billion for fiscal year 12-13. under the allowable calculations, we have shown that the budget for appropriations that are covered by this is at currently 2.47 billion, so this reflects a level still 168 million below the gam limit. if the city were to collect so much revenue that it was a
the democratic coalition is dominant, illinois, for example, new york state and california, you see a very different policy mix. which direction are they going? >> their policy mixes to mirror what's happening in washington, which is do not address any of your structural spending problems and need to add spending and ask your taxpayers in particular to-- the wealthier taxpayers to contribute more to that and it's a tax and spend policy. one of the problems that the states have, obviously it's not helping their economic growth and you're beginning to see a huge contrast on the ground between the economic situations of states that are reforming, and those that are not. >> paul: give us a couple of examples, kim, where is growth occurring where you're seeing it. the jobless rate, for example, in illinois the last time i checked was 8.8%. >> yes. >> paul: and meanwhile, wisconsin 6.9%, very interesting contrast. >> look at indiana, where it's also low, and-- yeah, north dakota, which by the way, steve mentioned you know, the fracking boom going up there. and i think it's below 5%, it's astonis
communication capabilities. northern california communication system and integrating those with our robust communication system, through dsca and the various military interagencies. we will do that, partly because it's interesting, partly because it's challenges, but because as someone said all disasters are local. somewhere there's a little girl or little by or grandmother that is counting on us to get it right. so i thank you in advance for that young boy, that young girl, that family, whose lives will be changed, whose lives may even be preserved, because of your efforts. thank you for inviting me here today, thank you for allowing me to learn from you, thank you for allowing me it share a little bit about what we do and mostly to simply say thank you, it was my pleasure to be here, secretary schultz, thank you, admiral beeman, thank you. ladies and gentlemen, that's all i have. if you have any questions i'll be happy to take them. response and recovery. and the moderator for this panel is the city administrator for the city and county of san francisco, naomi kelly. please help me
communications with california national guard, with navy and marine corps it's still a work in progress. we have a work around with that with respect to tactical communications and we use coordinating helicopters to handle air to ground tactical situations and that is relayed to the aircraft that are in trail. it's not perfect but it's a work around and it keeps everybody in the fight. >> prior to 20011 2011 the navy fire fighting capability was concentrated in one squadron. in 2011 it began to expand to other helicopter squadrons. one consequence of that would be multiple squadrons providing aircraft to cal fire to support the fire fighting effort and one somewhat simple but very effective solution was the use of defense connect on line, the dco chat room. basically cal fire personnel, along with all the individual squadrons, all connected realtime able to communicate and coordinate both from the squadron and also on scene. >> well, thank you. let's go ahead and move into relationships. we had a significant discussion yesterday about relationships and again the highlighted and supervisor
rewrites the forecast in california. and meet the burrito boys, ben tracey introduces us to 17 -- seven teams who embody the spirit of the zone. >> they have nothing and we ask for so much, and they ask for so little. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." >> good evening. jim axelrod is off tonight. i'm rebecca jarvis. with just two days left, senate leaders are still struggling to put together a last minute bp deal ahead of monday's midnight deadline for the fiscal cliff. failure could kick the country back into a recession. wyatt andrews is on capitol hill. >> reporter: today the halls of the senate were almost empty, as proposals got traded in private and over the phone. senate minority leader much mcconnell tried to sound upbeat. going to get a deal today sir? >> hope. so. >> reporter: house speaker boehner came to the capitol but left without comment. issue number one in the talks is amending the bush era tax cuts, which if unchanged will expire and raise taxes on all americans. starting tuesday, the average tax hike will be three to 5% per person. >> let's ke
that in california and it has really worked in other states. >> reporter: it's called an ignition interlock device wired to a person's car and will prevent the car from starting if the driver has been drinking. in some states it's lowered the dui reoffender rate by 75%. >> with the upcoming new year's holiday it is more important than ever to be aware of the dangers associated with distracted driving. >> reporter: so law enforcement will be cracking down on drunk drivers. starting tonight through new year's day. police agencies including redwood city will have dui checkpoints. they estimate they will view about 15,000 cars. chp officers will have have maximum holiday enforcement. just over christmas alone they made 1,170 dui arrests. meanwhile today senator jerry hill introduced senate bill 55 targeting repeat offenders. it would require ignition interlock devices for drivers with more than one dui conviction. >> we have tried increasing fines. we have tried to revoke licenses to deter those chronic offenders. but we need to do more to save lives. >> reporter: a person would blow into a device bef
falsas. >> la coprte suprema de california dsijho que un sospechoso no puede ser culpable si el crimen se realizo en pandilla. después de un caso de 2008 en donde este jmb fue arrestado por un robo ya que habría actuado solo. >> sigue le cuenta regresiva para evitar el abi9smo fiscal aunque una solución temprala daría más tiempo y así evitar los impuestos en alza para más de millones de personas. elñ deptp de desarrollo del empleo en esta zona se prepara para el abism,o fiscal. >> ella como mu chas personas ha estaod buscando un trabajo estable y solo ha podido hallar empleo temproales y vive del seguro del empleo. >> este 29 de diciembre se estima que 400000 mil californianos podrían perder este beneficio y ante la posibilidad del abismo fiscal no se ha llegado a acuerdo. >> se ha dado información sobre ayuda como centros de trabajo y ayudaas de hipoteca y en la búsqueda de empleos. >> las extensiones del desempleo ayuda a quienes no han podidoc encontrarlo después de 26 semanas . >> este programa lleva 4 años y ha podido a yudar a miles de personas en california. como tuto
right outside stores in california. however, nonlabor democrat straightors will not be allowed to do so. california supreme court made that ruling on thursday. it stems from a battle over constitutional rights between ravels grocery stores and yun yinz. the supreme court said the picketors have right to use private land for labor-related speech, however, stores will be allowed to limit space they can use. >> and an increasing number of san francisco murals turning into targets for vandal as courting to street artists saying their paintings@/dcn beig tagged with graffiti at higher rates this year. that is a shame. artists say once it has been destroyed restoring sit too time consuming. the city says they've spent $3.5 million on graffiti abaitment. >> san francisco company that tracks apps says fewer people are using the program called2vx instagram saying it's lost 25% of daily active users in weeks. numbers don't require changes to terms of service agreement actually cost that to happen. facebook owns instagram. they say the number of users is actually up this year. >> and we're talking
. the great plains and rocky mountains, west of the rocky mountains to california. it did not include california because california, as you know, was already a state. the crescent -- the question was so critical because it had to do with the feature slavery and the future of southern power in the nation. so there's demanded what they saw as their constitutional rights as american citizens to take their property, including slave property, and to territories and by the entire nation. in 1857 in the famous or infamous stretched out decision the united states supreme court affirmed the seven constitutional views. republicans, in contrast, said never. no matter the supreme court. republicans would allow no more slaves in any territory. abraham lincoln was elected in november of 1860. one month later the united states congress came into session. members of congress put forth various compromise proposals. a critical portion of all dealing with the division of the territories, most often a proposal to extend some kind of dividing line westward beyond the louisiana purchase all the way to the
numbers available. >> there were 161,000, 161,000 dui arrests and conviction ins california. and 27 percent of those were repeat offenders. >>reporter: second dui conviction would require a driver to buy and install ignition intercept did he vase. this is video posted on you tube by several manufacturers showing how the did he advises work. breath sample taken and car will start only if the driver passes the test. law enforcement agency say so bright check points such as this one in los altos helped to intercept drunk drivers and take them off the street. redwood city police officers have checked 15,000 vehicle so far this holiday period and made 18 arrest. they support senator hill bill as an additional deterrent. >> this legislation being proposed today is actually needed to be added as part of the arsenal we have in deterring people that may not just have the will, dedication or the morale fortitude to not drive drunk. >>reporter: ignition intercept did he advice cost 100 dollars initially but requires ongoing calibration to ensure accuracy. that can run additional 50 to 100
to develop a policy because we have had a reduction of a recycling center from the cala site at california and hyde and we were going to be having some change orders and there is prediction that it will be going out of business and well is have new owners there and we have new supermarkets opening up in the city, so there is sort of a very, kind of, unique law and relationship around these convenience zones. the crv redempt zones and how they are created and how the state law require that they are managed and facilitated and what this means to small business. so i want to put forward some proactive policy recommendations so that we're being ahead of the curve and not waiting until this may become an issue down the road for small businesses. so i just wanted to just make that clear. this is a policy discussion for you to take a look at, make recommendations. the commission can take action tonight, if it's comfortable or wait until the next commission meeting or two commission meetings. it's at your discretion to make sure that you are comfortable with the policy that is flushed out to be p
unemployment benefits the a deal can't be reached. a big deal of those people live in california. in the bay area we found there are more than 22,000 people in alameda and contra costa county who would lose their benefits. >>> the national association of realtors says its index of pending home sales rose 1.5% in november to its highest levels in 2-1/2 years. the index came in at 106.4. 100 is the minimum level considered to be healthy. >>> on wall street today the looming fiscal cliff deadline pushed stocks lower. the dow fell 158 points. >>> two deaths in five hours, it was an especially deadly night in oak land. help is resting on outsider to bring peace to this city. >> reporter: opd is bringing in a big name with a very big reputation. some are wondering if that one person can be the change people want to see on the street. this afternoon crime scene technicians were still gathering evidence in one of two homicides that happened within a five hour period. >> we hear things happening in oakland but most of the time international avenue and other places. >> reporter: but last night the cri
at a bank in fremont. this is at the california bank and trust in the fremont hub. the bank was boarded up and a guard watched the property overnight just to protect the money inside. firefighters say they had to break-in to the bank to find the source of the flames and battle the fire. >> smoke coming from the roof. they forced president are you into the bank and there was a fire on the second floor. it was in the wall. >> took 40 minutes to get the fire under control. who investigators were called into figure out what caused the fire. the bank will bet shut down for a few days until investigators can finish their work. >> police are searching for the gun men in two separate shootings. in the first a bullet wounded eyeing bystander. that happened just after 10:00 p.m. the female is listed in stable condition. a couple hours later at midnight a man was shot on the 1700 block of 13th street. he is in stable condition. no arrests have been made. >>> a rising crime rate just one of the problems facing the new police consultant. he is expected to take over in february. he must also tackle i
who led police on a chase in southern california where a daily city boy was killed. the car hit a van with five people inside, four from daily city. authorities suspect they believe the suspects a man ask woman are gang members and they could face live in prison. two others in cars were not charged. a horrific scene in southern california a driver in riverside lost control his vehicle, slamming into a bus stop. killing a woman and her toddler. two other people are in critical condition with serious conditions to their legs. one pinned underneath the car. police have not determined what caused a driver to lose control. >> lease confirmed two guns have been stolen from the home of a police officer not a member of the antioch police department but officials refused to identify what agency he, or she works for. they say the burglars got away with two guns. police have made a sixth arrest now in the case of a man and woman found bound and gagged on a street in san francisco. they also shed new details into what may have caused what is a vicious attack. the new person charged with murder is
that will exist and how will you be able to help? ?oo ?a northern california has rich and diverse medical response capabilities. it's impressive the types of capabilities, the number of assets, the number of people trained to do these things are. the california national guard has air and land assets that are substantial and can be rapidly deployed to assist the civil responders in their mission to move people, to get things set up, to establish common security. it's a partnership that really needs to happen and is natural. the governor controls the california national guard, he can make forces appear very rapidly in support of a regional disaster, a local emergency or wherever they are needed, and transportation, communication, security logistics capabilities that come to the table really augment the medical care that's being provided in the disaster scene. >> like colonel ingels, i was impressed by the robust, defined chain of command and a large response capable of being produced. however, in an overwhelming disaster things don't always go as planned and certainly our experiences in c
an and the counseling director at the health center in san jose california. i am here to speak on behalf of gwen spriar and the american indian alliance. it was created in the 90's to provide voice to the community in santa clara valley and started by laverne robert and provides two annual powwows and numerous fundraisers. gwen has been part of the alliance for about 15 years now. gwen is a elder and retired from the american indian district titles four, seven and nine of the indian education act. she has moved beyond the limits of her duties for the families in her district. she spends time volunteers for all community functions that the alliance puts on. the families that she serves remember her fondly and all that she did for them. she offered her talents to powwows, food booths, graduations and dinners and let's watch a video on gwen stirrer. >> i am [inaudible] known as the keepers of the western door. they're on the western side of new york and they're the biggest of the tribes. i'm the one -- i'm the one that creeks that runs through our reservation now. indian community -- there was no
to southern california. it could be a tough drive through the grapevine if you are heading to southern california. lookout for that today. but the forecast model, even by 7:00, just shows some cloud cover. nothing in the north bay. possibly a stray shower through the santa cruz mountains and then through the morning hours just some light returns. again, mainly along the coast, the peninsula and santa cruz. lunchtime all of us dry. clear skies. stray shower here and there. but by 5:00 it's all gone and less cloud cover, as well. there is still a high surf advisory in effect until 10:00 tonight. northwest swells up to 14 feet. strong rip currents, large breaking waves and current wave heights right now 10 feet in san francisco, 13 feet in bodega bay. temperatures slightly below normal. it's on the cool side even though we will see sunnier conditions this afternoon. 52 in vallejo. 51 fremont and in san jose. you will find low 50s through parts of the monterey bay with 53 in santa cruz and 50 in gilroy. so we did get up to half an in inch the santa cruz mountains and about a quarter inch i
be dry for sunday. area of low pressure, taking the showers with it heading down to southern california. forecast model, 9:00, stale possibility of some showers, even the pink, that is snow in the higher elevations. there is a chance of it above 3,000 feet. so far check out mount hamilton and no measurable precipitation. sunny conditions, partly cloudy skies and no rain expected or showers even in the afternoon hours with the latest run of the forecast model. there is still high surf advisory in effect until 10:00 tonight. temperatures on the cool side, 50s in san rafael. 51 in san jose. more low 50s around monterey bay with 50 in gilroy. here is the accu-weather seven-day forecast, showers are pretty much over with and then we'll see partly cloudy conditions, cool day and frosty start tomorrow. it's great through 2013. >> bundle up and leave the umbrella at home. >> for a few days in sports, warriors welcome the boston celtics. they beat the 76ers winning their 20th game for the first time in 22 years. >> sixers at oracle, golden state were holding their opponents down. curry and barne
of california has the disaster health volunteer system. and you can sign up on there and they will look at the credentials within 24 hours and say if -- that's the extent, though, they don't do any background checks. so the locals have to kind of develop their own policies and again that is something we're working on. we have a lot of great doctors and nurses in san francisco and knowing they would be willing to respond in case of a disaster is important. capturing that information on dhv and know they would be able to go to other facilities if need be is one of our big to do items. >> each hospital is also required to have a whole plan for credentialing volunteer medical professionals, both those who are licensed independent practitioners and those who have either certifications or other non-licensed kind of health care practitioners and a whole way to integrate them into their response if necessary. it's part of the joint commission standards for hospitals in planning for emergency response as well. >> the military has no problem, then, your shock trauma platoon comes in and you
his car into this lincoln just after 11:00. a california patrol spokesman tells abc 7 news that a traffic stop at 90th and bankroft took a dramatic turn when the driver of the bmw sped away. the officers found whit it crashed into the lincoln town car. police say five people in this car never saw the bmw coming and had no time to get out of the way. one person, a woman in her 20s, a passenger was killed. two others taken to the hospital, both with major injuries. the other two passengers in the lincoln treated at the scene. police are not identifying any people in the lincoln town car yet. they're looking for a second person who got out of the bmw after it crashed and ran away. nick smith, abc 7 news. >> it was a violent start to the day in oakland. two men shot to death around 1:00 in the morning in west oakland. less than two hours later a woman stabbed and killed miles away oniyip walnut street. those two incidents are not police identified two young men killed as darrell armstrong and a 19-year-old keith davis. police do not have motive for the killing. there have been
recent statistics show repeat offenders account for 27% of dui arrests and convictions in california. that was in 2009. >>> a driver will face at least two felony charges after he lead oakland police on a deadly chase. it started when officers tried to pull him over for speeding late thursday. one minute later he smashed into another car. the crash killed a woman and two more people were injured. the driver is now in custody and a second person who was in the car has not yet been found. a lot more to bring you this friday. it is down to the wire big time. the fiscal cliff is really in sight now. >> it is deja vu all over again. >> the president chastising congress to do their jobs, but will they? details on what happened next. and violence against women. the vigil tonight in san francisco for a woman who lived and died brutally half a world away. and live doppler 7hd is tracking the rain and moving into the bay area. meteorologist sandhya patel is up next to show you when the rain will hit your neighborhood and a look ahead to new year's. that's all coming up. and then late other "ni
skating rink christmas night. >>> an abused german shepherd brought to california. the people and airline that stepped in to help. >> reporter: meet thor, in desperate need of medical attention. >> if you leave a dog to die, the dog is not worthy, and you can see he is worthy. >> reporter: doctors say the dog may have been abused. he was severely underbeat. >> he weighed 46 pounds. he should weigh close to 100. >> reporter: thor is struggling to eat. he can't even open his jaw. teresa says he smashes his food with his left paw and then pushes it into the portion of his mouth that he can open. >> i was hurt to think that somebody could go to bed at night thinking that he was starving as he was. >> reporter: alaska airlines gave thor a free ticket from alaska to sacramento to receive help. >> i could not believe they let me just walk on the plane with this dog. >> reporter: doctors took a cat scan of thor's jaw to see what's going on. >> our goal is to go in there and remove all of the bone and calcification that's fusing his jaw together and allow him to open his jaw. >> reporter: the reas
show repeat offenders account for 27% of dui arrests and convictions in california. that was in 2009. >>> a driver will face at least two felony charges after he lead oakland police on a deadly chase. it started when officers tried to pull him over for speeding late thursday. one minute later he smashed into another car. the crash killed a woman and two more people were injured. the driver is now in custody and a second person who was in the car has not yet been found. a lot more to bring you this friday. it is down to the wire big time. the fiscal cliff is really in sight now. >> it is deja vu all over again. >> the president chastising congress to do their jobs, but will they? details on what happened next. and violence against women. the vigil tonight in san francisco for a woman who lived and died brutally half a world away. and live doppler 7hd is tracking the rain and moving into the bay area. meteorologist sandhya patel is up next to show you when the rain will hit your neighborhood and a look ahead to new year's. that's all coming up. and then late other "nightline." >> i'm t
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are not allowed to use subsidized units for your inclusionary units unless you are a california debt limit allocation project using 4% credits. so that will be in your next all right, but it's also reflected in this new procedures manual. so it's a small technicality, but for some projects, you will be able to have a slight subsidy, but you have to provide more units at deeper affordable. >> commissioner borden? >> i wanted to thank you -- i was one of the commissioners who asked for a lot of this data and i do hope that you work more around the issue that you talk you ed about. it seems like that fica score issue would be a problem and i understand it could be a problem with public housing as well and that is something that we need to be more proactive in working with tenants. and so i don't know to the extent that the housing trust fund legislation, i don't think it ever really dealt with that issue, but it might be something to look at from a larger policy standpoint. >> certainly. >> so i appreciate that. in terms of the pipeline of the 1200 bmr units, do you know where most of
several defense coordinating officers here over the past couple of days. certainly the california national guard is represented heavily here. obviously they are going to be the first guys to respond to a disaster and they have several interesting roles not only from a state perspective but as they get federalized or with the dual status commander managing federal response and federal authorities of military authorities flowing in. and most significantly, we're represented today with the commander of northern command, general jackoby. as you know, defense report to civil authorities is not a primary mission area for the department of defense. we have codified it in policy over the years and certainly things have advanced since 9/11 and hurricane katrina, but there has been a real gap in detailed preplanning for emergency response, particularly as it works its way down the chain into the tactical forces that would respond, most specifically i think those on active duty. this is an area that we don't tend to pay a lot of attention to and very often when it comes we tray to look the other wa
in california. and aclu and none of the celebrities like are going to bat for an artist who is in jail. who would think that would happen under obama? i want to talk about hillary. she is back to work next week. what do you see happening? >> well, it does appear that a group of senators determined to get to the truth are going to try to hold up senator kerry's confirmation as secretary of state to replace hillary clinton until hillary clinton comes to the hill and testifies under oath. and hillary, i don't think her illness was a put-on. i think she was really sick. it's going around here in d.c. but, she doesn't want to testify because she doesn't want anything staining her record for 2016. the administration doesn't want her to testify because they are afraid that under oath she'll pars things a little bit differently and keep the story alive. the bottom line for the administration is wow, we dodged a bullet. make sure they don't open fire again. the administration is just going to keep stonewalling and declining to send people to the hill. fighting requests for testimony. that's the whit
bringing rain to southern california. there is still high surf advisory in effect until 10:00 tonight. current wave heights, 13 feet right now in bodega bay. do look out for strong rip currents and large waves. temperatures on the cool side once again. slightly below normal. 50 san francisco, 47 in clear lake and 51 in fremont, as well as in san jose. look for low 50s, as well, through the monterey bay area with 53 in santa cruz. here's your accuweather seven-day forecast. once the showers are clear, we are looking pretty good. dry on sunday but some very chilly numbers tomorrow morning. so do get ready for that. so far dry for new year's eve. i'm going to rerun the models. look like we might have a very slight chance of light rain, a weak system moving through, but then a good start to the new year. >> sure looks like it. we could use a little bit of dry now. >> we could. we are well above normal. i will have the totals in my next report. >> thanks. in sports the warriors welcome the boston celtics to oracle arena tonight. last night they beat the sixers winning their 20th game befor
himself. >>> in california, a day of fishing turned deadly when two were swept away by a large wave. an adult and a juvenile were pulled into the ocean. they're bodies were found about 100 yards offshore. a third fireman was also washed away when he made it back to land and waved for help. >>> and former president george h.w. bush is said to be improving. but he remains in intensive care in a hospital in houston. a family spokesman says mr. bush is alert and in good spirits. he's been talking with his doctors and nurses. and i heard singing. the 88-year-old former president has been hospitalized for more than a month now because of a bronchitis-related cough and fever. >>> and finally, how is this for a way to get rid of your old christmas tree. instead of dumping it in your front yard, you can serve it for dinner to goats. if you happen to live in rhode island. a petting zoo in rhode island, they're feeding the trees to dozen of goats. they eat them in perfect silence, as you hear there. apparently they like chomping on the pine needles. >> that was a cow. >> hang on, okay? goats a
the financial cliff for 1.2 million americans 400,000 here in california may be a financial guillotine, tom vacar, ktvu news. >>> as tom mentioned 1.2 million americans would lose their long term unemployment benefits a deal could not be reached. a big portion of that population lives in california where 400,000 people would be affected. in the bay area we found there are more than 22,000 people in alameda and contra costa county that would lose their benefits. >>> the comptrollers office advice that employers use 2010 rates. social security would take an extra 2%. if the cliff is avoided, workers will be reimbursed. >>> a new alert system for missing seniors is set to take effect in california january 1st. it's called the silver alert program. the system is similar to the amber alert program for missing children. but it's intended for seniors who suffer from dementia. they will issue emergency reports to median and laboring law enforcement agencies. >>> friends in the bay area are remembering a key figure in the environment movement who died suddenly. amber lee is live in san francisco wit
, the senator from california, the hon. dianne feinstein. >> mr. speaker, nancy pelosi, mrs. bush, harry reid, leader mcconnell, secretary of state hillary clinton and my colleagues in government this is a special day to honor a special person in a special place. for many years i have followed tragedies and victories of this uncommonly courageous and persistent woman. in 1988 she quickly rose to be the voice of democracy in burma creating the lead for democracy, elections followed in 1990 when her party won 80% but that joy turned to tragedy and the the military junta and aung san suu kyi spent 3 decades under house arrest unable to visit her dying husband. in 1996 i recall senator bill cohen approaching with senator mccain to sponsor a burma sanction bill, sanctions were put in place in 1997 and only loosened in july of this year. senator mcconnell became one of aung san suu kyi's chief advocates and we continue to work on behalf of the people of burma. in 2003 following an assassination attempt senator mcconnell and i worked to pass an important man the remains in place today, an effort to
california the snowfall totals will also be dropping. this will go towards a southern california. this yellow with the heavier rainfall finally pressing against the coast. and futurecast has been slow to bring it into the bay area. let us take a look. it has been offshore. and still keeping their rainfall offshore for the latter portion of that day by midnight. finally, some heavy rotation of midnight rain fall towards livermore, the delta, san jose we will continue to see showers south of the golden gate record c clearing for the north bay with more clearing. we could see more clearing. rainfall totals will be fairly light. with nearly 1 in. near the coast. and again of the snowfall levels are dropping. but most of the precipitation will be pressing her before that happens. the north bay hills, the east bay hills and electric your extended forecast. and tomorrow, dry conditions on the sunday with the increasing clouds. . just a slight chance of storms and returning on wednesday. >> . evening. 49ers defensive lineman justin smith.who as we told you yesterday has a partially torn tricep tendo
. fire stations in california have much higher levels in their dust than do california residences or other kinds of industries like electronic breakdown industry or airplane industry, so you have high levels of this flame retardant in fire station, i don't think anybody knows where that's coming from but it would be interesting to do some kind of studies trying to figure out the sources of these so-called fire retardants, there is not enough in these chairs to stop fire, sitting on this chair would be like sitting on a bunch of geographic, be really uncomfortable and cost a lot, so i think there's a lot of interesting thing that is can happen in the fire department. i thank the breast cancer fund because i learned a lot from your presentation, i work at common bhaoel and we do a three day intensive training on breast cancer and environmental health and we want to work with you all to develop a training with the breast cancer fund on those chemicals that firefighters are specifically exposed to nr the course of feting a fire which has to do with insulation and houses, diesel and so
of california. in our 1:00 eastern hour right here on msnbc. >>> we need to turn now to weather. a winter storm another one dropping snow in the northeast. take a look now. you know a lot of people -- just a few days away. we've got a little snow coming down here now actually. that's the spot a lot of people are going to gather. right outside the studios here, rockefeller plaza. but the new year's countdown they expect some million people to be out there when the ball drops. but when that ball drops, how bad is it going to be out there? are they going to be getting snowed on? dylan dryer, would you recommend going out there on new year's receive in. >> of course. it's new year's eve in new york city. but the snow will be gone by then. it is a snowstorm nonetheless and the roads and anyone traveling in the northeast will run into some issues. we've already seen some reports of pretty bad road conditions across pennsylvania and new york state. that's where the snow has been heaviest. in new york right now it's just pretty at this point. it hasn't really made a mess of the roadways. the storm is g
. c-span: how did that happen? >> guest: in 1989, i moved out to california to work with condi rice, who was my outside reader on my thesis committee, partly, and also to be in the bay area, and she got a job in the bush at the first bush administration, and so i just happened to meet shultz one day and asked him if i could interview him for my research. and he'd just left the reagan administration, and he was allowing students to interview him. and so he allowed me to interview him, and it led to me working for him to do the research for his memoir. c-span: now how did condi rice become your--what?--outside of what s... >> guest: my reader. c-span: harvard? >> guest: yeah, the--an outside reader on the dissertation, but from another university. c-span: but from ucla. >> guest: no, at harvard. c-span: at harvard. ok. >> guest: yeah. she--we met just, i think, through the field. i met her at stanford and she would come to harvard and give talks, and so i thought she would be a good person to--to work with. c-span: now are you political along the way? do you have strong feelings about
sparked by the gang rape of a young woman. >> warner: john merrow has the story of a group of california charter schools that aim to be the model-ts of education. >> america has lots of terrific schools. people open great schools every year, but they typically open just one. nobody has figured out how to mass produce high quality, cost effective schools. >> brown: we remember general norman schwarzkopf-- the man who commanded american-led forces in the persian gulf war known as "desert storm." >> warner: plus, mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york, a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at carnegie.org. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. tha
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